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528-year-old remains are king
He wore the English crown, but he ended up defeated, humiliated and reviled.
Chickasaw leader attends Obama inaugural
Jefferson Keel was just another face in the crowd when he first watched presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama take their oaths of office.
Obama launches push for immigration overhaul
President Barack Obama is hailing bipartisan Senate efforts to overhaul the nation’s patchwork immigration laws, welcoming “a genuine desire” to tackle an issue that has been stalled for years.
Slate: The giant squid stalker
The enigmatic giant squid can grow to 35 feet or longer, and its eye is as big as your head. But it lives about 1,000 feet below the surface and deeper, and it had only been glimpsed a few times at the surface and photographed alive once.
Pentagon ends ban on women in combat
The Pentagon’s decision to end the ban on women in combat does not necessarily mean that all battlefront jobs will be open to women, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said Thursday.
Why everyone Is rushing to mine asteroids in outer space
Last year, a startup called Planetary Resources backed by a bunch of billionaires announced plans to send robotic ships into outer space to mine asteroids.
Is weight-loss surgery the right answer for overweight teenagers?
What should parents do when eating right and exercising aren't enough, and a teen's obesity problem goes from something that can be self-managed to something that’s out of control?
House 'flipping' is back
According to real estate portal RealtyPin.com, the number of flips rose 25% nationwide in the first six months of 2012, compared to the same period of 2011. How can that be?
VIDEO: Woman rescued after subway fall
CCTV footage captures the moment a woman faints and falls onto the tracks at a Madrid underground station. An off-duty police officer jumping onto the rails to rescue her, pulling her to the opposite side of the tracks as a train approaches.
VIDEO: Officials say 3 people wounded in Lone Star College shooting
A law enforcement official says Texas authorities have at least one person in custody after a shooting at Houston's Lone Star College campus. Multiple injuries have been reported, amid fears there is a second shooter.
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